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Horrible, vile, disgusting hack. But it works.

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Uberi committed Apr 21, 2013
1 parent 0317deb commit f5145d6ba13aaf48a8bf10c8cef7d1a8ea6f2708
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  1. +16 −1 worldedit/serialization.lua
@@ -214,7 +214,22 @@ worldedit.deserialize = function(originpos, value)
count = count + 1
end
elseif version == 4 then --current nested table format
local nodes = minetest.deserialize(value)
--wip: this is a filthy hack that works surprisingly well
value = value:gsub("return%s*{", "", 1):gsub("}%s*$", "", 1)
local escaped = value:gsub("\\\\", "@@"):gsub("\\\"", "@@"):gsub("(\"[^\"]+\")", function(s) return string.rep("@", #s) end)
local startpos, startpos1, endpos = 1, 1
local nodes = {}
while true do
startpos, endpos = escaped:find("},%s*{", startpos)
if not startpos then
break
end
local current = value:sub(startpos1, startpos)
table.insert(nodes, minetest.deserialize("return " .. current))
startpos, startpos1 = endpos, endpos
end

--local nodes = minetest.deserialize(value) --wip: this is broken for larger tables in the current version of LuaJIT
count = #nodes
for index = 1, count do
local entry = nodes[index]

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